The Gamut

All of the ACLU blogs in one place

Lessons From the Minnesota Shooting Body Camera Activation Failure

The public increasingly expects that police incidents will be recorded. Good policies are needed to make sure that happens.

By Jay Stanley
July 20, 2017

The First Amendment Protects the Right to Boycott Israel

Opinions on the Mideast conflict aside, the right to boycott is one of the brightest stars in our constitutional firmament.

By Brian Hauss
July 20, 2017

A Federal Appeals Court Just Shot Down Government Prayer on Steroids in North Carolina

The Fourth Circuit recognized that there are still limitations on invocations by governmental legislative bodies.

By Heather L. Weaver
July 19, 2017

Jeff Sessions Is Aiding and Abetting Police Departments Who Want to Seize Property of People Convicted of No Crime

The attorney general has provided police who do not like their state forfeiture laws with a loophole to police for profit.

By Kanya Bennett
July 19, 2017

How People Power Activists Are Driving Change

In its four short months of existence, People Power has had success after success nationwide.

By Faiz Shakir, Ronald Newman
July 19, 2017

The Drone Program in Pakistan Is One of the Government’s Worst-Kept Secrets

The government seems to claim in court that the drone program in Pakistan is an official "secret." That's plain absurd.

By Anna Diakun
July 18, 2017

Lawmakers in Texas Are Returning to the Capitol for More Anti-Trans Discrimination

The lives of transgender people are at stake as Texas convenes their special legislative session.

By Chase Strangio
July 18, 2017

Reform Is Finally Coming to Illinois’s Unjust Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws

The Illinois Legislature has approved reform legislation that will reduce abuses associated with civil asset forfeiture.

By Ben Ruddell
July 17, 2017

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